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A Cousteau to close New Orleans seafood summit

A Cousteau to close New Orleans seafood summit

FABIEN  Cousteau, grandson of the famed French oceanographic and underwater explorer, Jacques Cousteau, will today chair the final audience discussing key seafood issues such as aquaculture, illegal  fishing and responsible sourcing at the 11th International Sea-web Seafood Summit which ends later this afternoon. Dawn M Martin, SeaWeb President, said: ‘Having some of the best and brightest mindsContinue Reading

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Trawler company orders revolutionary fish handling system

Trawler company orders revolutionary fish handling system

THE Icelandic fishing company HB Grandi has signed a new deal which will see the installation of a revolutionary fishroom handling system for its new generation of wetfish trawlers. The contracts, worth well over a million euros, are with  Peninsula in Akranes and 3X Technology in Isafjordur and will be fitted on the vessels  Engey,Continue Reading

Top UK chef joins Norway seafood team

Top UK chef joins Norway seafood team

TOP chef Michel Roux junior has joined the Norwegian seafood campaign to promote Skrei, a species of Arctic cod praised for its lean flesh qualities. Skrei is the jewel in the Norwegian seafood crown and, over the past few years, the seafood sector has put a lot of effort into raising its profile in the UK.Continue Reading

Record rescues by Scottish lifeboats

Record rescues by Scottish lifeboats

Scotland’s lifeboat crews rescued a record number of people in 2014, according to new figures from the RNLI. The volunteers went to the aid of almost 1,175 people last year, compared with 1,008 the previous year. Crews from the 47 stations across Scotland were called out 1,004 times, up from 995 in 2013. Broughty FerryContinue Reading

Students wanted for work placements

Students wanted for work placements

THE Marine Institute of Ireland is inviting students to apply for a number of work experience placements for this summer. Worth €2,200 each for an eight-week placement, the bursaries are based in various locations, including the Marine Institute Oranmore, Co Galway; Newport, Co Mayo; Harcourt Street, Dublin; and ports around the country. The bursary programmeContinue Reading

Farm map attracts flak

A GOVERNMENT backed project to support the sustainable growth of the aquaculture industry has been attacked by a group dedicated to protecting wild salmon and sea trout. Managing Interactions Aquaculture Project (MIAP) focuses on interactions between salmon aquaculture with wild salmonids on Scotland’s west coast, from Argyll to West Sutherland and the Outer Hebrides. TheContinue Reading